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Continuous Optimization of Microservices Using ML

Posted by Ramki Ramakrishna  on  Feb 06, 2018 Posted by Ramki Ramakrishna Follow 1 Followers  on  Feb 06, 2018

Ramki Ramakrishna shares Twitter’s recent experience in applying Bayesian optimization to the performance tuning problem, discussing a service used for continuously optimizing microservices.

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Understanding Python Memory at Instagram

Posted by Min Ni  on  Jan 24, 2018 Posted by Min Ni Follow 0 Followers  on  Jan 24, 2018

Min Ni discusses how Python memory profiling is done at Instagram, insights from memory profiling data, and learnings from tuning and improving Python memory garbage collection.

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Performance beyond Throughput: An OpenJ9 Case Study

Posted by Marius Pirvu  on  Jan 16, 2018 Posted by Marius Pirvu Follow 0 Followers  on  Jan 16, 2018

Marius Pirvu talks about the new advancements in the area of JVM performance using the latest open source JVM technology at Eclipse OpenJ9 running with OpenJDK.

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Java at Speed: Getting the Most out of Modern Hardware

Posted by Gil Tene  on  Oct 23, 2017 3 Posted by Gil Tene Follow 7 Followers  on  Oct 23, 2017 3

Gil Tene discusses some of the optimizations and capabilities that the latest crop of JVMs are able to apply when running on the latest servers, and performance issues with financial applications.

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Speedup Your Java Apps with Hardware Counters

Posted by Sergey Kuksenko  on  Feb 28, 2017 Posted by Sergey Kuksenko Follow 2 Followers  on  Feb 28, 2017

Sergey Kuksenko discusses how Performance Monitoring Unit works, what Hardware Counters are, which tools have friendship with Java and how to use HWC for speeding up our Java applications.

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Unorthodox Paths to High Performance

Posted by Alex Rasmussen  on  Aug 21, 2016 Posted by Alex Rasmussen Follow 0 Followers  on  Aug 21, 2016

Alex Rasmussen examines some lessons learned while building record-setting sorting systems at UC San Diego.

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Examining Low Pause Garbage Collection in Java

Posted by John Oliver  on  Apr 26, 2016 1 Posted by John Oliver Follow 0 Followers  on  Apr 26, 2016 1

John Oliver takes a look at both G1 and Shenandoah, explaining how they work, what are their limitations, providing tuning advice. He also looks at recent and future changes to garbage collection.

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Java 9 - The (G1) GC Awakens!

Posted by Monica Beckwith  on  Apr 24, 2016 5 Posted by Monica Beckwith Follow 438 Followers  on  Apr 24, 2016 5

Monica Beckwith talks about G1 pause (young and mixed) composition, G1's remembered sets and collection set and G1's concurrent marking algorithm, providing performance tuning advice.

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Understanding HotSpot JVM Performance with JITWatch

Posted by Chris Newland  on  Apr 15, 2016 Posted by Chris Newland Follow 0 Followers  on  Apr 15, 2016

Chris Newland discusses performance-boosting techniques used by the JVM’s JIT and introduces JITWatch, a tool helping to get the best JVM performance for a code.

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Broken Performance Tools

Posted by Brendan Gregg  on  Apr 03, 2016 Posted by Brendan Gregg Follow 1 Followers  on  Apr 03, 2016

Brendan Gregg focuses on broken tools and metrics instead of the working ones. Metrics can be misleading, and counters can be counter-intuitive. He advises on how to approach new performance tools.

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Full Stack Web Performance

Posted by Nik Molnar  on  Jan 10, 2016 Posted by Nik Molnar Follow 0 Followers  on  Jan 10, 2016

Nik Molnar discusses how to use client and server side profiling tools to improve the performance of a web application, providing solutions to the most common performance problems.

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Go GC: Prioritizing Low Latency and Simplicity

Posted by Rick Hudson  on  Dec 09, 2015 Posted by Rick Hudson Follow 0 Followers  on  Dec 09, 2015

Rick Hudson discusses the motivation, performance, and technical challenges of Go's low latency concurrent GC and why the approach fits Go well.

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